What We Do

Tulare County Animal Services strives to improve the safety and quality of life for the animals and residents of Tulare County by providing the following services:

  • Reducing the dangers and nuisances caused by irresponsible pet ownership through implementing and enforcing ordinances
  • Providing food and shelter for unwanted, stray, sick, and injured animals
  • Protecting pets from abuse, neglect, and homelessness through education and ordinance enforcement
  • Responding to emergencies, including dog bites, vicious animals, reports of animal neglect, and public complaints
  • Reducing animal overpopulation by promoting and providing spay/neutering services and educating the public on appropriate pet care
  • Dog and kennel licensing services
  • Microchipping services

Animals that in the custody of Tulare County Animal Services are sheltered at the County’s Animal Services facility. The facility has indoor/outdoor kennel runs for dogs, an indoor 25-cage cat room, an outdoor cattery,  as well as spaces for non-domestic animals and livestock.

Shelter Location
14131 Avenue 256
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 636-4050
Shelter Hours
Mon - Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm

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